Arthur Harrison Branston (1868 - 1929)

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Burwood, Burwood Council County, New South Wales Australia

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Father: Henry Branston
Mother: Hannah Branston ( Harrison
Siblings: William Henry Branston and Charles Branston

Partner: Mary Elizabeth Branston
Children with Mary: Cecil Walton Branston, Vida Gardner ( Branston, Evelyn"Bob"Branston, and Alwyn Branston

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1868 - In the year that Arthur Harrison Branston was born, on October 28th, Thomas Edison - age 21 - applied for his first patent. It was for the electric vote recorder and was designed to make voting quicker and the counting of votes more accurate. Congress didn't like the idea so Edison's voting machine was never used.

1872 - By the time he was merely 4 years old, on May 10th, Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States. She was too young to qualify for President - a year under the minimum age, 35 - and women couldn't vote but she was nominated by the Equal Rights Party, which supported equal rights and suffrage for women. She didn't appear on the official ballot.

1883 - At the age of just 15 years old, Arthur was alive when from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1895 - At the age of 27 years old, Arthur was alive when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1929 - In the year of Arthur Harrison Branston's passing, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

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Arthur Harrison Branston, father to 4 children, passed away on June 17, 1929 in Burwood, New South Wales, Australia at 60 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Arthur. He was born on September 19, 1868. He was born to Henry Branston and Hannah Branston ( Harrison , with siblings William and Charles. Arthur's partner was Mary Elizabeth Branston. and they gave birth to Cecil Walton Branston, Vida Gardner ( Branston, Evelyn"Bob"Branston, and Alwyn Branston.

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